Andrea Sardina

Andrea Sardina

HR Specialist
Internal HR
Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all love of what you are doing.”

Success and the desire to learn are two things Andrea keeps her sights on. Her goal each day is to learn and teach something new. A positive attitude is what gives Andrea her "glass half full" point of view.


Andrea works with the Employment Services team to provide member support with recruitment, retention, and outplacement. This includes using a cutting-edge applicant tracking system (ATS), interviewing, and CRM tech tools, along with social media platforms to achieve success in our member projects. Andrea works with members to understand recruitment needs, design recruitment plans, and execute strategies to find top talent in a variety of industries. She evaluates and writes job ads for use with advertising and develops interview, evaluation, and selection process for members. She provides candidates with a positive candidate experience.

Andrea previously worked with MRA’s HR Hotline, providing support to the HR Services department while working with member inquiries regarding policies, job descriptions, and survey data. She has more than 15 years of technical and service experience spanning a wide range of industries such as manufacturing, education, and small business.

Key Accomplishments

  • Assisted in the creation of departmental standard operation procedures/work instructions to gain ISO 9001 certification and participation in company-wide internal ISO audits.
  • Acted as Safety Team Leader and trainer of all personnel on company-wide safety programs and procedures.
  • Serves as Certified Internal Auditor of the ISO 9001 Series, formally trained in Total Quality Management, OSHA 30-Hour Compliance Course, and certified in Air Transportation of Dangerous Goods.


Andrea earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration, with a concentration in human resources management, from DeVry University Chicago, Illinois.

Professional and Community Activities

SHRM – Community Participant – 2017

aPHR Certification – 2016